Common Core Aligned Resources for W.7.7
Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.
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The Latin Rhythms of “Despacito”
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhen you hear the first few beats of "Despacito," the unrivaled Latin pop hit of 2017, you can't keep your feet from moving! A music analysis lesson plan examines the intoxicating hit by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee and introduces the...
The Twits - The Furniture Goes Up
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Work gets done faster when people work as a team. The ninth installment of an 11-lesson plan unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl combines character education with research skills and creative writing activities. The lesson...
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What rights are guaranteed to students? Do they align with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was approved by the United Nations in 1948? Middle and high schoolers present persuasive arguments about the rights they believe...
Master of the Airwaves: How FDR Used Radio to Ease the Public’s Fears
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The political and economic climate during the 1930's was uncertain and tumultuous. But Americans' minds and hearts were eased with the reassuring words of their president, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and addresses over the radio. High...
Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
Decoding the First Alphabets: Not as Simple as A, B, C
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore early writing systems and their significance in understanding the development of past civilizations. In groups, learners research early writing systems and then present their findings to the rest of the class. They teach their...
Planning for Middle and High School
7th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewSo, what's the plan? Seventh graders begin their college and career journey in the first of six lessons. After creating their online profiles on a career resource website, individuals conduct extensive research to determine the courses...
Citizens Together: You and Your Newspaper
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewNot all news in a newspaper comes in the form of a traditional article; photographs, charts, and even editorial cartoons help spread important information, too. A civics-based unit describes the parts of the newspaper as tools for...